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Service Change Notice 16-44
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
1000 AM EDT Mon Sep 26 2016

To: Subscribers:
 -NOAA Weather Wire Service
 -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
 Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

From: Tim Oram
 Acting Chief, Marine, Tropical and Tsunami
 Services Branch

Subject: Discontinuing Experimental Satellite Rainfall Graphics
 effective October 25, 2016

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) Tropical Analysis and
Forecast Branch (TAFB) will discontinue the Experimental
Satellite Rainfall Graphics on the Tropical Rainfall webpage,
effective Tuesday, October 25, 2016.

These graphics were intended to support international partners
who are unable to get rainfall estimate information from other
sources. The source of the information for the product is not
operational and the information is not received reliably. A new
experimental rainfall product is planned when GOES-R data become
available and techniques are developed. Text-based satellite
rainfall estimates will continue to be available at the
following site:

For more information contact:

Jessica Schauer
NWS Marine, Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch
Miami, FL 33165
Telephone: 305-229-4476
Wayne Presnell
NWS Marine, Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Telephone: 301-427-9390

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